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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012

VOL. 18, NO. 17

Bishop resigns Curb appeal from school board postion By Kathy Reed Staff Reporter

The Coupeville School Board will be looking to fill a vacancy in January. At Monday’s board meeting at Coupeville Elementary School, board president Kathleen Anderson read a letter from at-large board member Carol Carol Bishop Bishop, who submitted her resignation effective Dec. 15. “As I look forward to retirement and travel, I believe the time has come for me to step down,” Bishop said in the letter. Bishop, a registered nurse at Whidbey General Hospital, has served on the board since 2002, and was re-elected to the position twice, in 2007 and 2011. Her four-year term ends in 2015, but with her resignation, the See RESIGNATION, page 11

Thrailkill named parade grand marshal By Kathy Reed Staff Reporter

For the first time ever, Coupeville’s annual Christmas parade will have a grand marshal when it rolls down Main Street at 4 p.m. Saturday. While some argue Carol Thrailkill the annual event just seems to magically come together each year, most understand it takes more than holiday magic to pull it off. Because of that, the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce – which is in charge of the Christmas parade now – has chosen longtime parade organizer Carol Thrailkill as the event’s first grand marshal. “I thought it was really important to put her as the grand marshal,” said Lynda EcSee PARADE, page 11

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Coupeville resident Sally Fox tosses in the last of her recyclables Tuesday at the recycle center just outside of town on Highway 20. Later that evening, the Coupeville Town Council unanimously adopted a curbside program for town residents.

Town approves curbside recycling By Justin Burnett Staff Reporter

Mandatory curbside recycling was ushered into Coupeville Tuesday to the tune of “yeahs” and clapping from town council members. After years of working on the proposal with the town’s hauler, Island Disposal, the council voted unanimously to approve a new contract with the firm that includes curbside pickup. “I’m so excited about this,” Councilwoman Molly Hughes said. “I’m so happy we got this done,” echoed Councilman Bob Clay, who also serves as mayor pro-tem. Beginning in 2013, the new contract will make curbside recycling mandatory for all Coupeville residents who live inside town limits, just as trash pick up with the hauler is currently required. To implement the new service, customers will see a monthly increase on their bills of $7.10. Customers are billed once every two months, however, so the increase will show up as $14.20. Also, as a new contract, the cost of regular garbage service will also increase across the board, regardless of the frequency of pick up. Kent Kovalenko, a district man-

ager for Waste Connections, parent company of Island Disposal, was at the meeting and estimated the increase at about 2.1 percent. The frequency of trash pick up will still be selected by customers, but curbside recycling will be every other week. Customers will be provided a bin – standard size is 96-gallons – for their recycables. A variety of plastics, paper products, aluminum and tin cans can be tossed in together. Glass is excluded. Because sorting is not required, recycling companies have found glass inevitably breaks in the bins and the shards contaminate other products and damage expensive equipment. That shortcoming has been one of the major obstacles facing curbside programs pitched in recent years. It helped derail a nearly identical program proposed for Island County in 2012, a program being considered again. Langley is included in that plan and al-

though the city council voted just this month to endorse the proposal, it was not a unanimous decision due to the glass issue. No one from the public was at Coupeville’s meeting on Tuesday, but it is a source of concern for some residents. Sally Fox, who self-hauls her recyclables, said she likes the idea of a curbside program but has reservations about a service that doesn’t accept an item as common and heavy as glass. She said she worried that she’d end up still making trips to the recycle center, despite the new program. “If you are going to come, you might as well bring everything else,” she said. The issue was discussed again Tuesday. Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard said the plan is to mitigate the problem with a separate container in town at a yet to be determined location.


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Greening of Coupeville a unique event By Elisabeth Murray Staff Reporter

“We all know Coupeville is a very unique and special place and the Greening of Coupeville events make it even more so,” said Lynda Eccles, executive director of the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce. As in years past, a cheerful atmosphere will greet those who venture downtown for the two-day celebration that begins with a concert on Friday, Nov. 30 and wraps up with the annual Christmas parade and holiday tree lighting the evening of Saturday, Dec. 1. The family-friendly celebration begins with a Celtic Yuletide performance by Magical Strings at the Camp Casey Conference Center. The concert is sponsored by Concerts on the Cove. In a performance similar to Riverdance, entertainment includes the Celtic harp and hammered dulcimer of Philip and Pam Boulding, plus some violin, cello, pennywhistle and percussion as well as singing and step dancing. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available in Coupeville at Linds Pharmacy, Bayleaf, Local Grown, Coupeville Auto Repair and the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce. For information, visit concertsonthecove.org. Those who want to get a little exercise before indulging in holiday treats can take part in the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual Jingle Trail 5K Fun Run and 2K Walk. The course takes runners and walkers through the scenic trails at Seattle Pacific University’s Camp Casey campus. The race begins at 10 a.m. Race-day registration is available starting at 8:30 a.m.

Entry forms are available at the Coupeville library, Whidbey Island Bank and the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce. Entry forms can also be requested at director@centralwhidbeychamber.com. In between the race and Christmas parade later that afternoon, visitors can browse local shops or hit the two bazaars that take place that day. The annual Christmas Bazaar at the Coupeville United Methodist Church at 608 N. Main Street is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair is at the Coupeville Recreation Hall at 901 N.W. Alexander St. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. At 4 p.m., crowds will line up along Main and Front streets to enjoy the Christmas pºarade. The parade, led by Frosty the Snowman (a.k.a. Mayor Nancy Conard) includes lighted floats, community groups and Santa Claus arriving on his sleigh. Following the parade at around 5 p.m., people will gather at Cook’s Corner Park at the corner of Main and Ninth streets for the holiday tree lighting. Vern and Karl Olsen will lead the crowd in singing Christmas carols. Favorable weather also brings decorated boats from the Oak Harbor Yacht Club at around 6 p.m. The colorful lighted boats will sail past Coupeville’s historic wharf. Shops will stay open an extra few hours until 7 p.m. on Saturday so that visitors can shop for holiday gifts. Restaurants also will be open for business. “Only in Coupeville do you experience this kind of magic,” Eccles said with a smile. “All that fun and entertainment in one neat Coupeville package!”

ABOVE: The Christmas parade wouldn’t be complete without Santa and his helpers arriving in a sleigh. LEFT: Volunteer John Bachert, left, uses a boat hook to attach Christmas lights while Jeff Stiern prepares a new strand as the two worked together to decorate a tree at the foot of Coupeville Wharf Tuesday. The decorations are going up in preparation for the town’s annual Christmas parade, set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 along Main and Front streets. Kasia Pierzga photos

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Senior strives to excel in school and soccer By Betty Freeman Staff Reporter

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Coupeville High School senior Luke Pelant knows what he wants to do with his life but hasn’t yet settled on where he’ll learn the skills for his dream career. Pelant, 18, wants to be a forensic engineer. A person in that profession visits crime or accident scenes and reconstructs what happened, then provides that professional expertise in court cases. “I love mysteries, and I have a friend whose dad is a forensic engineer and so I did an online search about it and got really interested,” Pelant said. He knows this career choice will require an engineering degree plus familiarity with the law. Pelant already has applied to several colleges, including Western Washington University, Washington State University, Central Washington and Eastern Washington, along with the University of California at Santa Cruz. CHS math teacher Dan d’Almeida has been a good mentor for Pelant. “Mr. d’Almeida helped me get the basics down so I could excel in math,” Pelant said. “I also give him credit for helping me make the decision to stick with soccer. He’s given me good college advice and ideas for the future.”

Pelant is taking a collegelevel English course from Barbara Ballard, who he says is “always available to help us,” and college-prep Contemporary Issues as well as participating in Leadership class as a student member of the school’s executive board. He has a 3.75 grade point average and is a member of the National Honor Society, which requires four hours of community service each month. In October, Pelant and other honor society members had some active fun working with elementary-school kids at the Hula Hoopla fitness event. Pelant has lived with his family at Pacific Rim Institute for Environmental Stewardship near Coupeville since he was 10. He was born in Arkansas, but his father’s career in international work took them to Thailand for two years when he was 8 years old. His time in Thailand left a big impression. “It was the best experience of my life,” he said. “I played with kids from other cultures. We had all these exotic trees around us, even a banana tree in the backyard. It was just a totally different lifestyle.”

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kids he described as “really good.” “I’ve been playing soccer ever since,” he said. “Now I play on the high school team and on a premier team,

Northwest United, based in Burlington.” Pelant plays “defensive sweeper” in soccer and has also contributed to the CHS football team for the past three years. His premier soccer team takes him to matches around the state. His parents, Robert and Joanne Pelant, have been very supportive of his involvement in the sport. “They try to go to every game,” Pelant said. “My parents have always been 100 percent behind my choices.” In turn, Pelant has been involved with his father’s work at Pacific Rim Institute, helping with with projects such as replanting the prairie with native species and removing old barbed-wire fencing from what previously had been a state pheasant farm. “It’s been a great place to grow up,” he said. “I had 175 acres to play in.” He also enjoys hunting, salmon fishing and hiking,

so growing up in an area of natural beauty like Coupeville has been ideal. With his dad Robert and older brother Zach, Pelant also has enjoyed deer and pheasant hunting expeditions to South Dakota. Pelant loves the smalltown atmosphere of Coupeville, and feeling like there are no strangers here. Yet he’s excited about the idea of playing university-level soccer and is hopeful about getting an athletic scholarship. “I guess I’ll be out in the big world,” he said. “I’ll miss knowing everyone when I head off to college.” Submit a news tip! Know of a Coupeville High School senior who is doing something interesting and unique? Or perhaps you’ve got another school news tip you’d like to share? Send an e-mail to reporter Kathy Reed at kreed@whidbeynewsgroup.com.

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Community spirit makes me feel at home I’m excited about the Greening of Coupeville this weekend. One of the things I think makes small communities so special is all of the things they do to bring people together. I grew up in a commuter town. Growing up, I don’t remember too many “community” events. Five years ago, fresh out of college, I moved to Yelm, Wash. Yelm is a pretty small city that still maintains that small-town feel. In fact, it wasn’t long ago Yelm was considered a town. In fact, it was me who wrote the news story when it became big enough to officially become a city. In this rural Thurston County community there are a lot of community events. I always joke they come up with any excuse to have a parade. One of the events that I found really special was Yelm’s Christmas in the Park. On the first Saturday in December, a crowd gathers on Yelm Avenue for the morning Christmas parade. If you’re not in the parade, you’re standing on the side waiving at people you know. The parade ends in Yelm City Park, where more people are waiting with treats and activities. City staff operates a booth where children can get pictures with Santa, free hot dogs and warm beverages are handed out. The local library has a booth where children can pick out a book and wrap it as a present for a loved one. A bonfire is kept going all day long and when it gets dark a local pastor leads a community blessing and the town Christmas tree is lit. It really is a special event. I’m excited to see how Coupeville does Christmas. Reading through the events listings, I can see just about everyone is involved. I have to say I’m particularly excited about all the potential Christmas shopping I can get done with the bazaars happening this weekend. And I’m curious to see what kind of local crafts and projects people like to do on Whidbey Island. And while parades aren’t my favorite thing in the entire world, the idea of a lighted parade sounds pretty awesome. Who doesn’t love Christmas lights? I look forward to being out in the community this weekend, meeting people and finding out what the town is talking about. I really believe the community is what shapes a community newspaper. In the past issues of The Whidbey Examiner that have been published since I arrived on Whidbey, I have read numerous stories about interesting and dynamic people in this community. I hope to meet some of them this weekend and meet some of those the paper hasn’t touched on – yet. As the holiday season is gearing up and all these community events are under way, I do find myself feeling a little homesick. Only a little, though. I think the fact that Coupeville has so much community spirit, it’s not going to take long before it really starts feeling like home. So if you’re out enjoying an event that’s uniquely Coupeville, keep an eye out for me. I look forward to meeting my new home. –Megan Hansen, Editor

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That should have been the end of the story. Employer/employee relationship problems have existed since the beginning of employers and employees. This is simply another such relationship problem, nothing new. What is new, however, and unheard of, is the fact that the hospital has decided to punish Dr. Borden a year and a half after he was no longer in their employ. Not only that, but to publicize it in the newspaper. Their obvious intention is to destroy this man’s ability to earn a livelihood, ruin his personal reputation, and to ostracize him from his community. One has to wonder why. This transcends a business relationship and smacks of cruel personal vindictiveness. Yes, there is a serious problem here, but it has nothing to do with Dr. Borden.

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Commissioners draft gun regulation rules By Justin Burnett Staff Reporter

Rural communities in Island County that want to ban shooting in their areas may have to pay thousands of dollars in administrative fees to do so. Cost recovery was one of several modifications Island County commissioners discussed this week in a followup meeting focused on a set of draft shooting rules. The proposal is to establish a petition process for residents seeking to forbid or allow the discharge of firearms in their neighborhoods. Hoping to hammer out amendments pitched by each of the commissioners, the board met Monday and discussed topics that ranged from expected administrative costs to the percentage of homeowners that would be needed for a petition to be considered. A consensus was not reached and the board agreed to continue deliberations to Wednesday. Set to occur after deadline, the meeting could not be reported on for this story. But Commissioner Helen Price Johnson said Monday she was hopeful the alterations would finished that day so they could be released to the public. “I think people are anxious to see what draft language we come up with,” she said. The meetings were follow-

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ups to a contentious meeting last week in which the board reviewed the first draft of the rules. Usually sparsely attended, the staff session drew a standing-room-only crowd of hunters, representatives from local gun clubs and general gun-rights advocates. District 2 Commissioner Angie Homola, the primary sponsor of the proposed legislation, immediately addressed the crowd in the hopes of clearing up any misconceptions about the new rules and why they are being brought forward in the first place. “I’ve been seeing a lot of emails coming through our office that Commissioner Homola is trying to stop people from owning guns in Island County, and nothing could be further from the truth,” she said. “This is just an opportunity to address the needs of citizens.” Earlier this year, residents from several neighborhoods along West Beach Road asked the board to ban shooting in their area. The request was based on complaints about a neighbor, William Watanabe, who has a private firing range on his property. Island County Sheriff’s Det. Ed Wallace confirmed this week that deputies visited

the range twice during that period and found that Watanabe was adhering to existing laws. Residents, however, still worry that it’s only a matter of time before an accident occurs and someone is hurt due to the proximity to neighboring houses. The board did not approve the shooting ban at the time but residents got the OK to begin researching language for an ordinance. Over the next several months, they compiled a large binder with information ranging from a ballistics study to ordinances already in effect in other counties around the state, Homola said during Wednesday’s staff session. That research helped draft an ordinance that outlines a process in which communities that contain at least 20 parcels and 20 acres could petition the board to ban shooting in their area. The draft rules say density in such areas would have to be such that the discharge of firearms “creates a reasonable likelihood that humans, domestic animals or property will be jeopardized.” In addition, only petitions with the support of 50 percent plus one would be

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OBITUARY Arthur Albertson Allen

Arthur Albertson Allen, 84, of Coupeville, passed away on Nov. 13, 2012 at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett. Beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather, cousin, uncle and world traveler left peacefully from his journey on this earth. Darla, his soul mate and wife was by his side to gently bid him adieu. Art was born on August 11, 1928, in Tacoma to Martha Lloyd Albertson and Harold A. Allen, Sr. He grew up in Tacoma attending Lowell Elementary School and Clover Park High School before leaving in 1945 to attend The Taft School in Watertown, Conn. During his time at Taft he would often find his way off campus to head to Harlem to listen to all the great jazz and blues musicians of that era. At age 16, Art matriculated at Stanford with honors. In 1949 he received his Bachelors Degree in political science. He was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, as was his father before him. At age 25, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and was fortunate to be stationed at Fort Ord, Calif. from 1953-1955. Art’s professional insurance (Property Casualty) education began in 1949 in San Francisco. In 1950 he became an insurance agent for the Harold Allen Company in Tacoma. From 1952 through 1987 he held many positions with United Pacific/Reliance Insurance Company in Tacoma. His position at retirement was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Agency Field Operations. In 1976 Art married Darla, his wife, partner and companion for the ensuing decades. Theirs was a blended family. Art’s five children: Alby, Marion, Henry, Mara and George joined Darla’s daughters, Theresa and Tina. Dart, as they were affectionately know, soon took to escaping the grays of winter to relax in Maui each year. In 2002 they hosted a family reunion at the Kulakane, the condo complex they so enjoyed, bringing all their Allen family love

Proposed reductions in service on both ferry routes that serve Whidbey Island will be among the topics discussed at a public meeting hosted by Washington State Ferries on Thursday. Ferries chief David Moseley will be on hand at the meeting, set for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at Trin-

Arthur Allen to the land of Aloha, Art and Darla traveled through North America, Europe and Asia, sparking, kindling and rekindling relationships with friends all over the globe. One such relationship with Sonny and Macky Wong found them opening a Congee and Noodle shop on Hong Kong Island and they later became partners in the China Gate Restaurant in Seattle’s International District. After retirement Art and Darla built a home on the shores of Whideby Island with a grand view of all the ship traffic on Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains and Port Townsend. Many a special time was enjoyed throughout the years on Whidbey with family and friends. The holidays are upon us and our loss of Art will cause a great deal of wistful gazing at holiday tables and decorations. We know however that, as always, Art is charting a course we are all blessed to follow. Art is survived by his wife, his sister Martha Lloyd (Ron); his children Alby, Marion (Marty), Henry (Ruth), Mara (John), George (Juli), Theresa and Tina; his grandchildren Stephanie, Martina, Hayden, Gaven, Lily and Tina; his great grandchildren Jaiden and Skylar; his sister-in-law Dianne (Mike); his cousins Janet (Paul) and Alice (Jay) and many cherished nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harold A Allen, Jr. on October 6, 2012 and grandson, Travis Britt on Marcy 27, 2007. Honoring his wishes there will be no formal ceremony. Contributions in Art’s memory may be made to the Island County Historical Society, PO Box 305, Coupevill, Wa 98239.

ity Lutheran Church, 18341 Hwy. 525, Freeland. On the Coupeville-Port Townsend route, Washington State Ferries has proposed reducing the number of weeks of two-vessel service by a total of eight weeks – four in the spring and four in the fall. On the Clinton-Mukilteo route, one late-night round

proposed service reductions on some routes and new ferry construction. He also will talk about plans for a new ferry terminal at Mukilteo and recent staffing-related delays and trip cancellations that have affect both Whidbey routes. Comment forms are available e at wsdot.wa.gov/ferries.

Construction alters traffic at PT terminal Motorists now have a tighter fit when they depart the ferry at Port Townsend. Passengers and drivers will depart and board the terminal using the narrower, one-traffic lane wide second slip at the Port Townsend terminal. The main, two-lane slip will be closed for about four months so the ramp that leads from the ferry to the trestle is replaced.

“The span is at the end of its life,” said John Callahan, project engineer for Washington State Ferries. Built in 1982, the original span is operated by cables and counterweights. The new hydraulic span will be a safer system and require less people to operate it, Callahan said. He said staff decided to wait until the reduction to one-boat service before start-

ing the $5.6 million construction project because it wouldn’t affect the busy summer season. Washington State Ferries officials are advising drivers and pedestrians to use caution and watch for construction equipment while on the ferry dock. Vehicles will be off-loaded from the ferry from the one-lane slip located farthest from the ferry terminal. Normal conditions will

resume at the traffic light, according to information provided by Washington State Ferries. Callahan said no sailings will be canceled because of the construction project. Larger commercial trucks might have a tight fight getting onto the boat, but ferry officials say they have been in contact with regular commercial users so they know what to expect.

Guns: County looks at firearm rules; from page 5 tioning why the draft had been legally reviewed before she’d seen a copy to concerns that the rules exceed the board’s authority. “I’m very, very concerned about this,” she said. Homola noted that many other counties have shooting rules in place now and they are even more restrictive than what’s being proposed. Commissioner Helen Price Johnson also addressed concerns with the draft, saying exemptions addressing both shooting clubs and hunting are needed before she

will give her support. She did make clear, however, that population growth over the years is evident and warrants the consideration of new safety regulations. “We all know there are places we used to be able to hunt 20 or 40 years ago and that there are now TV screens you can see through the trees,” Price Johnson said. She was also adamant that petitions should require at least 60 percent majority of affected homeowners – not the 50 percent proposed. Emerson said she also

believed that the petition process would incur administrative costs for the county and that an appropriate fee schedule should be adopted with the rules. “Has any of that been considered?” Emerson asked. In response, Homola said, “I guess I would ask what is the cost of a life?” The remark earned widespread grumbling from the crowd. Frustrations mounted throughout the meeting with one man leaving the room after an outburst directed at Homola. At one point, Island

County Sheriff Mark Brown had to ask for order. Homola told the crowd that she doesn’t get to choose the issues that are brought to her by constituents and that in this case, she’s not sure how to make everyone happy. She said this is a response to a community request and an attempt to balance people’s rights. “Everybody’s rights,” Homola reminded the crowd. “The rights of those who own guns and the rights of those who want to feel safe in their homes.”

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CHS grads continue athletic careers in college By Jim Waller Staff Reporter

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Coupeville High School graduate Tyler King (657) competes for the University of Washington cross courntry team at the Sundodger Invitational early this fall.

Several Coupeville High School graduates continued their athletic efforts on the collegiate stage this fall. Kyle King, a transfer from Eastern Washington University, wrapped up his college cross-country career at the University of Oklahoma where he placed 36th in the Big 12 championship meet Oct. 27. His top finish was 15th at the Virginia Invitational Sept. 22. The Sooners placed eighth in the NCAA championship meet Nov. 17, their third consecutive top-10 finish. King’s brother, Tyler, a red-shirt freshman at the University of Washington, also competed in collegiate cross country this fall and the two faced each other at the 44-team Wisconsin Invitational where Kyle finished 114th, 17 seconds faster than Tyler in 179th. Tyler placed 22nd, and second among UW runners, in the Pac-12 championships Oct. 27 and 40th in the Division I Western Regional Nov 9. His highest finish of the year was seventh in the Sundodger Invitational Sept. 17. Megan Thierstein, a junior from Coupeville, started for the Oak Hills Christian College (Bemidji, Minn.) volleyball team this fall.

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Megan Thierstein leaps to the attack for Oak Hills Christian College. “Megan has been a huge asset to not only our volleyball team but also to our campus as a whole,” athletic Director Dan Hovestol said. “We would take a team full of Megan Thiersteins.” Evan Ameluxen-Coleman was a reserve goalkeeper for Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma) as the Lutes (10-7-2, 9-4-1) finished tied for second with 28 points in the North-

west Conference. Three football players – Dalton Engle, Mitch Pelroy and Tim Walstad – red-shirted at the University of Montana Western (Dillon). Engle plays linebacker, Pelroy defensive back and Walstad defensive line. The NAIA Bulldogs finished the year 4-6 and fifth in the eight-team Frontier Conference.

Hoop teams open this week The winter prep season gets underway for Coupeville High School athletes tonight. The girls’ varsity basketball team kicks things off with a game at 7 p.m. at Cedar Park Christian. The JV teams meet at 5:15 p.m. The boys make their debut at home this Saturday with Blaine. The junior varsities meet a 1 p.m. followed by the varsity teams at 3. The tilt with Cedar Park is the first of five consecutive road games for the girls. The Wolves play at 2 p.m. Saturday at Meridian;

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whidbey island’s community calendar Christmas Tree Sale, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. through Dec. 23, park near Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce, 32630 Highway 20, Oak Harbor. Sales benefit community service projects by Oak Harbor Lions Club. 360-279-2802.

Coupeville. Concerts on the Cove kicks off the Greening of Coupeville. Tickets: $18 in advance from Linds Drugs, Bayleaf, Local Grown, Coupeville Auto Repair or Coupeville Visitor Center; $20 at the door. brownpapertickets.com.

Washington State Ferries Community Meeting, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Hwy. 525, Freeland. Talk about issues facing the ferry system heading into the 2013 legislative session.

Play: “Fruitcakes,” 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 30Dec. 22, Whidbey Playhouse, 730 S.E. Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor. Holiday comedy features eccentric characters and holiday fun. Tickets: $16. 360-679-2237.

Snow by Morning Concert, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, Coupeville United Methodist Church, 608 N. Main St.; 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Langley United Methodist Church. Chanteuse Women’s Choir celebrates season. 360-579-4053. Scrooge: The Musical, 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30-Saturday, Dec. 15, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. The musical of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Tickets: $15-$24, available by calling 360-221-8268 or at wicaonline.com. Celtic Yuletide Festival, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, Camp Casey Auditorium A,

Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1-Sunday, Dec. 2, Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club. 360-331-5771. Holiday Bazaar, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Coupeville United Methodist Church, 608 N. Main St., Coupeville. Handmade items, used gifts and lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 360-678-4256. Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Coupeville Recreation Hall, 901 N.W. Alexander St. Jingle Trail 5K Fun Run and 2K Walk, 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Camp Casey, Coupeville. 10K run is $30; 5K walk is $15. Advance registration through Nov. 26 includes Tshirt for runners. Race-day registration is available starting at 8:30 a.m. centralwhidbeychamber.com; 360-678-

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Langley Holiday Parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 beginning at Sixth St. and Cascade Ave., the parade winds its way down First Street, along Anthes Avenue and then back up Second Street.

Late-Night Shopping, 5-7 p.m., downtown Coupeville. Enjoy snacks and refreshments as merchants stay open late following the Christmas parade.

Langley Holiday Art Walk, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Fine art galleries, bedecked for the holidays, will debut exhibits showcasing regional artists. Featured artists will be there to meet with gallery goers. Holiday Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16 at Greenbank Farm. Local arts, gifts, photos with Santa, wine tasting, kids activities. greenbankfarm.com. Bayview Holiday Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 1,8,15 and 22 at Bayview Hall, Highway 525 and Bayview Road.

Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, on Penn Cove in Coupeville. Decorated boats from the Oak Harbor Yacht Club tour the shoreline in a lighted boat parade. Windy weather may cancel parade. Messiah Sing-Along, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, First Reformed Church, 250 S.W. 3rd Ave. in Oak Harbor; 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Washington 525 in Freeland. Whidbey Island’s Saratoga Orchestra holds community sing-along of Handel’s “Messiah.” $15. sowhidbey.com.

Music Teachers Presentation, 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Langley United Methodist Church, 301 Anthes Ave. Dr. Peter Mack teaches artistic concepts using colorful imagery. $5. 360-579-7532.

Whidbey Island Music Teachers Association, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, home at 3827 McKay Drive, Langley. “Caroling through History” presentation followed by annual Christmas brunch. $5. 360-579-7532.

IDIPIC Underage Drinking Prevention Panel, 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Trinity Church Grigware Hall, Highway 525, Freeland. Required for student/parent driver’s education. 360-672-8219.

Greenbank Garden Club, 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Greenbank Progressive Club, Bakken and Firehouse roads, Greenbank. Enjoy a yule craft. 360-579-5880.

Christmas parade, 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Main and Front streets, Coupeville. The parade, led by Frosty the Snowman (a.k.a. Mayor Nancy Conard) includes lighted floats, community groups and Santa Claus arriving on his sleigh. centralwhidbeychamber.com; 360-678-5434. Holiday Tree Lighting, 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Cook’s Corner Park, Main and NInth St., Coupeville. Enjoy a holiday sing-along and lighted

Meet Artist Dale Reiger, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Penn Cove Gallery, 9 N.W. Front St., Coupeville. Reiger makes kiln-formed glass pieces. 360-678-1176. Central Whidbey Lions Meeting, noon, Thursday, Dec. 6, Tyee Restaurant, 405 Main in Coupeville. 360-6783263. Christmas Feast, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Captain Whidbey Inn, Madrona Way, Coupeville. A fundraiser for the Island County Historical Society. $38. RSVP: 360-6783310. Disabled American Veterans Chapter 47, meets 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Veterans Resource Center on the corner of Regatta Drive and Whidbey Ave. in Oak Harbor. Call 360-257-4801.

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Impressions of Christmas, 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7; 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St., Oak Harbor. Whidbey Community Chorus presents sacred and secular music. Free; donations accepted.

Zaniac Variety Show, 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, Coupeville library. Early-release day program features comedic juggler for kids. 360-678-4911.

“Willy Wonka Junior,” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 7-22, Whidbey Children’s Theater, Langley. Tickets: $8-$12. 360221-2282. Winterfest 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at Coupeville Elementary School. There will be a pancake breakfast, holiday crafts and a movie. Christmas Home Tour, 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor presents five decorated homes with cookie recipes. $15; tickets available from Soroptimists, McBride’s Hallmark and the Casual House. 360-679-8531. Langley Methodist Church Concert, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, Langley Methodist Church, 301 Anthes Ave. “Mary’s Story and Song,” by Chancel Choir, instrumentalists and readers. Donation: $15. 360-221-4233. Noel Concert, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, First Reformed Church, 250 SW Third Ave., Oak Harbor. Music, poetry celebrate Yuletide. Tickets at door. IDIPIC Underage Drinking Prevention Panel, 12:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, Oak Harbor Library conference room 137, 1000 Regatta Drive. Required for student/parent driver’s education. 360-672-8219. Ballet Slipper’s “The Nutcracker,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, Oak Harbor High School. Tickets: $15 adults; $10 youths/seniors. Purchase at Wind and Tide Bookshop. 360-929-5828. VFW Christmas Luncheon, noon-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.

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Parade: Thrailkill named parade grand marshal; from page 1 every year, some might miss a year or two and then be back. “I always told people if you get here in time you go. If you don’t, you miss out,” she said. “We have a lot of old faithfuls, but every year we would pick up new ones.” Friends say it wasn’t that simple; if not for Thrailkill, there wouldn’t be a parade. “The parade is Carol,” said longtime friend Kaye Stuurmans, who has been a parade helper every year it’s been held. “Carol did everything from day one and she has done that every year,” Stuurmans said. “She is very detailed and very organized.

She wanted to make it the nicest parade she could make it.” “It’s such a delight to be able to take it over,” Eccles said. “She has kept such wonderful records. She made it so amazingly easy.” According to Thrailkill, who began working on the parade in 1999, the parade has not only grown in terms of participation but in terms of spectators as well. Whether it’s the holiday spirit, seasonal lights or the carols, all the ingredients weave together to produce an event that is the official start of the holiday season for many. “It’s always so fun to see

the lights and hear the music,” Thrailkill said. “And everybody seems to enjoy it so much.” “We love it because it’s Coupeville,” Stuurmans said. “It’s a small town but that doesn’t mean we have to think small. I think it’s the community feeling. People wanting to help and be there for each other.” Like anyone who has labored over an event for many years, Thrailkill hopes the parade will continue to grow. She said she never had time to do very much in the way of promotion but knows the chamber has been advertising it.

“I’ll be anxious to see this year what a difference that makes,” she said. Whether the addition of a grand marshal for the Greening parade is a onetime thing or a permanent fixture, Eccles said everyone will just have to stay tuned. “You’ll have to wait ’til next year to find out,” she said. “It’s a great way of acknowledging people in the community. We have a lot of unsung heroes who do a lot behind the scenes.” For her part, Thrailkill seems genuinely puzzled by her selection as this year’s grand marshal. “I still don’t know what that’s all about,” she said.

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“There are so many people that do so much. That’s why I’m surprised.” “She’s just a great lady,” Eccles said. “We’re going to make her feel special, give her the accolades she deserves.” Since Thrailkill has stepped back from the responsibility of planning the parade and has closed her shop, she said she’s looking forward to taking things a little easier, although she is planning on finding new things with which to occupy her time. But she’ll always make time for the Greening of Coupeville. “I’ll be there,” she said. “I love a parade.”

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cles, chamber director. “Carol has organized it for more than 12 years. And she’s been an integral part of the community for many, many years.” Thrailkill, who recently closed her shop, Coupeville Yarns, puts a different spin on things. “I look at it like we all had different jobs to do and I was kind of in charge of that,” she said of her part in working on the parade. “But this one wasn’t as highly organized as say, the Memorial Day parade.” Thrailkill said she worked from a list of participants she kept from year to year. Some participated


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On December 10, 2012 at 10:20 a.m., the Board of Island County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at the Island County Ann ex B u i l d i n g , B a s e ment Meeting Room, 1 North East Sixth Street, Coupeville, Washington, to consider adoption of Ordinance No. C 129 12. A summary of the proposed Ordinance follows.

On December 10, 2012 at 10:15 a.m., the Board of Island County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at the Island County Board of County Commissioners Hearing Room (Room #102B), located in the Island County Annex Building, 1 NE 6th Street, Coupeville, Washington, to consider adoption of Resolution No. C-144-12 In the Matter of Amending the 2012 Island County Budget. Resolution C-144-12 would amend the 2012 Island County Budget and would recognize unforeseen changes in revenues that have occurred since adoption of the County’s annual budget, and necessitate changes in budgeted expenditures in order to maintain a balanced budget. The full text of the proposed Resolution may be obtained by calling 679-7397, or dropping by the office of Island County Budget Director during normal office hours. Interested persons may appear at the public hearing and give testimony for or against the proposed Resolution. Persons requiring auxiliary aids/ser vices should call Island County Human Resources at 679 7919, 629 4522, Ext. 7919, or 32l 5111, ext. 7919 (use whichever number is applicable for the area) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

As allowed by the state legislature’s adoption of House Bill 1953 in 2011, for the per iod f r o m Ju l y 2 2 , 2 0 1 1 through December 31, 2016 the proposed Ordinance would expand the uses authorized of Island County’s two real estate excise tax r eve n u e f u n d s , t h e Capital Improvement Fund (ICC 3.04A.040 REET 1) and the Capital Facilities Fund (ICC 3.04B.040 - REET 2), to allow those funds to pay for operation and maintenance of existing capital projects. Additionally, the Capital Facilities Fund (ICC 3.04B.040 - REET 2) would be allowed to fund payment of debt service for Capital Improvement Fund capital projects (ICC 3.04A.040 - REET 1). The amount authorized to be spent from each fund for such purposes wo u l d b e l i m i t e d t o $100,000 or thirty-five percent of the fund (not to exceed $1 million each year), whichever is greater. The full text of the proposed Ordinance will be mailed upon request made to the undersigned. Interested persons may appear at the public hear ing and give testimony for or against the proposed Ordinance. Persons requiring auxiliary aids/ser vices should call Island County Human Resources at 678-7919, or 3215111, Ext. 7919, or 629-4522, ext. 7919 (use whichever number is applicable for the area) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. LEGAL NO. 440024 Published: The Whidbey Examiner. November 29, 2012.

Elaine Marlow Island County Clerk of the Board P. O. Box 5000 Coupeville, WA 982395000 360-679-7397 360-321-5111 LEGAL NO. 441272 Published: The W h i d b e y E x a m i n e r. November 29, December 6, 2012.

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P U B L I C N OT I C E I S HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO THE REAL PROPERTY TAX JUDGMENT &INDĂĽIT ĂĽ"UYĂĽIT ĂĽ3ELLĂĽIT OF THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE NW ADSCOM COUNTY OF ISLAND I N T H E S TAT E O F III. Discussion of De- Advertise your WASHINGTON, AND sign Guidelines for An- upcoming garage AN ORDER OF SALE nual Review sale in your local ISSUED BY THE community paper COURT NOVEMBER IV. Adjourn and online to reach 26, 2012, IN PROthousands of households C E E D I N G S F O R LEGAL NO. 441226 in your area. FORECLOSURE OF Published: The TA X L I E N S U P O N W h i d b e y E x a m i n e r. Call: 800-388-2527 REAL PROPERTY November 29, 2012. Fax: 360-598-6800 Go online: nw-ads.com UNDER CAUSE NO.

LEGAL NOTICES 12 2 00396 8 AS PROV I D E D B Y L A W, I SHALL, ON DECEMBER 13, 2012 AT 3:00 O ’ C L O C K P. M . AT T H E I S L A N D COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S HEARING ROOM, 1 NE 6TH ST., ROOM B102, COUPEVILLE, ISLAND COUNTY, WASHINGTON, SELL THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED ON THE MINIMUM BID SHEET TO T H E H I G H E S T BIDDER FOR CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS, TO SATISFY THE FULL AMOUNT O F TA X E S, I N T E R EST AND COSTS ADJUDGED TO BE DUE. MINIMUM BID SHEETS ARE AVAILA B L E O N L I N E AT http://www.islandcounty.net/treasurer AND MAY ALSO BE PURCHASED AT THE OFFICE OF THE ISLAND COUNTY TREASURER FOR $15.00 PER COPY.

LEGAL NOTICES Land Title Company of lsland County, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. is a separate corporation that is acting solely as a nominee for Nationstar Mortgage LLC and its successors and assigns as beneficiar y. S a i d D e e d o f Tr u s t was assigned on July 9, 2012 to Nationstar Mor tgage LLC by an instr ument recorded under Auditor’s File No. 4318643, on July 9, 2012. The sale will be made without any warranty concer ning the title to, or the condition of the property. II

www.nw-ads.com LEGAL NOTICES default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, or other defaults, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashier’s or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after November 26, 2012 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and intere s t s e c u r e d by t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t , p l u s costs, fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms ofthe obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults.

No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason ofthe Grantor’s VI default on the obligat i o n s e c u r e d by t h e A written notice of deANA MARIA d NUNEZ Deed of Trust. fault was transmitted ISLAND COUNTY by the beneficiary or TREASURER III Trustee to the Borrow1 NE 7TH ST., er and Grantor at the SUITE 111 T h e d e f a u l t ( s ) f o r following address(es): PO BOX 699 which this foreclosure C O U P E V I L L E , W A is made is/are as fol- Liesl A. Weaver 98239 lows: 1636 Hemlock Dr (360) 679-7302 C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA i) Failure to pay the fol- 98282 LEGAL NO. 438998 lowing amounts, now Published: The in arrears: Michael Weaver Whidbey Examiner. 1636 Hemlock Dr November 29, 2012. Delinquent Monthly C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA Payments Due from 98282 2/1/2012 NOTICE OF through 9/1/2012: Liesl A. Weaver TRUSTEE’S SALE 220I 108th Ave SE 8 p a y m e n t ( s ) a t L a k e S t e v e n s , WA I $1554.63 98258 NOTICE IS HEREBY Michael Weaver GIVEN that the under- Total: 2201 108th Ave SE signed Bishop, White, $12,437.04 M a r s h a l l & We i b e l , Accrued Late Charges: L a k e S t e v e n s , WA 98258 P.S. will on December $351.05 7, 2012 at 10:00 am at L e n d e r ’s C o r p o r a t e by both first class and the main entrance to Advance: certified mail on July City Hall, 865 SE Bar- $36.60 11, 2012, proof of rington Drive, in the TOTAL DEFAULT which is in the possesCity of Oak Harbor lo- $12,824.69 sion of the Tr ustee; cated at Island County, IV and the Borrower and State of Washington, Grantor were personalsell at public auction to t h e h i g h e s t b i d d e r, The sum owing on the ly served on July 12, payable, in the form of obligation secured by 2012, with said written c a s h , o r c a s h i e r ’s the Deed of Trust is: notice of default or the c h e c k o r c e r t i f i e d $210,134.82, together written notice of default checks from federally with interest from Jan- was posted in a cono r S t a t e c h a r t e r e d uary 1, 2012 as provid- spicuous place on the banks, at the time of ed in the note or other real property described sale, the following de- instrument, and such in paragraph I above, scribed real property, other costs and fees as and the Tr ustee has s i t u a t e d i n I s l a n d are due under the note possession of proof of County, State of Wash- or other instrument se- such service or postcured, and as are pro- ing. ington, to-wit; vided by statute. VII L OT 2 2 , B L O C K 2 , V PLAT OF LOST LAKE T h e Tr u s t e e w h o s e G R OV E , D I V I S I O N NO.6, AS PER PLAT The above described name and address are RECORDED IN VOL- real proper ty will be set forth will provide in U M E 8 O F P L AT S , sold to satisfy the ex- writing to anyone rePAGE 81, RECORDS pense of sale and the questing it, a statement OF ISLAND COUNTY, obligation secured by of all costs and fees WASHINGTON. SITU- the Deed of Trust as due at any time prior to ATE IN THE COUNTY provided by statute. the sale. O F I S L A N D, S TAT E The sale will be made without warranty, exVIII OF WASHINGTON. press or implied, rewhich is subject to that garding title, posses- The effect of the sale certain Deed of Trust sion, or encumbrances will be to deprive the d a t e d Fe b r u a r y 2 4 , on December 7, 2012. Grantor and all those 2009, recorded March T h e p ay m e n t s, l a t e who hold by, through 2, 2009, under Audi- charges, or other de- or under the Grantor of tor’s File No. 4245668 faults must be cured by all their interest in the r e c o r d s o f l s l a n d N ove m b e r 2 6 , 2 0 1 2 above-described propCounty, Washington, (11 days before the erty. sale date) to cause a said Deed of Trust was IX re-recorded on March discontinuance of the 4, 2009 under Record- sale. The sale will be er’s/Auditor’s Number discontinued and ter- Anyone having any ob4245804, from Liesl A. minated if at any time jections to this sale on Weaver and Michael on or before November any grounds whatsoevWeaver, Wife and Hus- 26, 2012 (11 days be- er will be afforded an band, as Grantor, to fore the sale date) the opportunity to be heard

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as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds fo r i n va l i d a t i n g t h e Trustee’s sale.

ue or the sale pr ice paid at the Trustee’s Sale, plus interest and costs.

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/s/ William L. Bishop, Jr. William L. Bishop, Jr. 720 Olive Way, Suite The purchaser at the 1201 Trustee’s Sale is enti- Seattle, WA 98101 tled to possession of (206) 622-7527 the proper ty on the 20th day following the State of Washington sale, as against the ss. G r a n t o r u n d e r t h e County of King deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having On this 31st day of Auan interest junior to the gust, 2012, before me, deed of trust, including the undersigned, a Nooccupants who are not tary Public in and for tenants. After the 20th the State of Washingday following the sale t o n , d u l y c o m m i s the purchaser has the sioned and sworn, perright to evict occupants sonally appeared Wilwho are not tenants by liam L. Bishop, Jr., to summary proceedings me known to be an Ofunder Chapter 59.12 ficer of Bishop, White, RCW. For tenant-occu- M a r s h a l l & We i b e l , pied property, the pur- P.S., the cor poration chaser shall provide a that executed the foretenant With written no- going instrument and tice in accordance with acknowledged the said RCW 61.24.060. If the instrument to be the Trustee’s Sale is set free and voluntary act aside for any reason, and deed of said corthe submitted bid will poration, for the uses be for thwith returned and purposes therein without interest and the m e n t i o n e d , a n d o n b i d d e r w i l l h ave n o oath states that they right to purchase the are authorized to exeproperty. Recovery of cute the said instruthe bid amount without ment. interest constitutes the W I T N E S S m y h a n d limit of the bidder’s re- and official seal hereto c o u r s e a g a i n s t t h e a f f i xe d t h e d ay a n d Tr u s t e e a n d / o r t h e year first above written. Beneficiary. /s/ Emily L. Doherty Emily L. Doherty XI N OTA RY P U B L I C i n NOTICE TO ALL PER- and for the State of SONS AND PARTIES Wa s h i n g t o n a t K i n g WHO ARE GUARAN- County TORS OF THE OBLI- My Appt. Exp: 2/25/15 GATIONS SECURED B Y T H I S D E E D O F LEGAL NO. 422407 TRUST: (1) The Guar- Published: The antor may be liable for Whidbey Examiner a deficiency judgment November 8, 29, 2012 to the extent the sale price obtained at the N OT I C E O F T RU S Trustee’s Sale is less TEE’S SALE Pursuant than the debt secured to the Revised Code of by the Deed of Trust; Washington 61.24, et (2) The Guarantor has s e q . T S No.: the same rights to rein- W A - 1 2 - 5 0 4 7 4 3 - S H state the debt, cure the A P N N o . : default, or repay the S6600-00-02009-0 Tidebt as is given to the t l e O r d e r N o . : g r a n t o r i n o r d e r t o 1 2 0 1 1 2 4 5 4 - WA - G S I a v o i d t h e t r u s t e e ’s Grantor(s): KENT DYsale; (3) The Guaran- E R , TA N I A DY E R tor will have no right to G r a n t e e ( s ) : M O R Tredeem the proper ty GAGE ELECTRONIC a f t e r t h e Tr u s t e e ’s REGISTRATION SYSSale; (4) Subject to TEMS, INC., AS NOMsuch longer periods as I N E E F O R G L O B A L a r e p r ov i d e d i n t h e A DV I S O RY G RO U P, Washington Deed of I N C . D B A M O R TTr u s t A c t , C h a p t e r G A G E A D V I S O R Y 61.24 RCW, any action GROUP, A WASHINGbrought to enforce a TON CORPORATION guaranty must be com- Deed of Trust Instrum e n c e d w i t h i n o n e ment/Reference No.: year after the Trustee’s 4242107 I. NOTICE IS Sale, or the last Trus- HEREBY GIVEN that tee’s Sale under any Quality Loan Service deed of trust granted to Corp. of Washington, secure the same debt; the undersigned Trusand (5) In any action tee, will on 12/7/2012, for a deficiency, the a t 1 0 : 0 0 A M A t t h e Guarantor will have the main entrance to the right to establish the City Hall located at 865 fair value of the proper- SE Barrington Drive, ty as of the date of the Oak Harbor WA 98277 Tr ustee’s Sale, less sell at public auction to prior liens and encum- the highest and best brances, and to limit its bidder, payable in the liability for a deficiency for m of credit bid or to the difference between the debt and the Continued on greater of such fair valNOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS

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Continued from previous page..... cash bid in the form of cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chart e r e d b a n k s, a t t h e time of sale the following described real proper ty, situated in the County of ISLAND, State of Washington, to-wit: THE WEST 60 FEET OF LOT 9, AND THE EAST 15 FEET OF LOT 10, BLOCK 2, P L AT O F E V E R GREEN TERRACE A D D I T I O N TO OA K HARBOR, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 5 OF P L AT S , PA G E 1 2 , RECORDS OF ISL A N D C O U N T Y, WASHINGTON. SITUATE IN THE COUNTY O F I S L A N D, S TAT E O F WA S H I N G T O N . More commonly known as: 1652 NE 3RD AVE, O A K H A R B O R , WA 98277 which is subject to that certain Deed of Tr u s t d a t e d 12/24/2008, recorded 12/31/2008, under 4242107 records of ISLAND County, Washington, from KENT DY E R A N D TA N I A DY E R , H U S B A N D AND WIFE, as Grantor(s), to OLD REPUBLIC TITLE AND ESCROW, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, I N C. , A S N O M I N E E FOR GLOBAL ADVISORY GROUP, INC. DBA MORTGAGE ADV I S O RY G RO U P, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was ass i g n e d b y M O R TGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GLOBAL A DV I S O RY G RO U P, I N C . D B A M O R TG A G E A DV I S O RY GROUP, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION (or by its successorsin-interest and/or assigns, if any), to Wells Fargo Bank, NA. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t / M o r t g a g e . I I I . The defaults) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $ 1 7 , 3 2 6 . 9 7 I V. T h e sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $146,131.82, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 5/1/2011, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real proper ty will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will

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www.whidbeyexaminer.com LEGAL NOTICES be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 12/7/2012. The defaults referred t o i n Pa r a g r a p h I I I must be cured by 11/26/2012 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if a t a n y t i m e b e fo r e 11/26/2012 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 11/26/2012 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Not i c e o f D e fa u l t wa s transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following addresses): NAME KENT DYER AND TANIA DYER, HUSBAND AND WIFE ADDRESS 1 6 5 2 N E 3 R D AV E , O A K H A R B O R , WA 9 8 2 7 7 by b o t h f i r s t class and certified mail on 6/26/2012, proof of which is in the possession of the Tr ustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Pa r a g r a p h I a b o ve , and the Tr ustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described proper ty. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds fo r i n va l i d a t i n g t h e Tr u s t e e ’s s a l e. N O TICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the proper ty on the 20th day following the sale, as against the

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Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE S A L E O F YO U R HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR A N AT TO R N E Y L I C E N S E D I N WA S H INGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it m ay h e l p y o u s a ve your home. See below fo r s a fe s o u r c e s o f h e l p. S E E K I N G A S S I S TA N C E H o u s i n g counselors and legal a s s i s t a n c e m ay b e available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance i n d e t e r m i n i n g yo u r rights and oppor tun i t i e s t o ke e p yo u r house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commiss i o n : To l l - f r e e : 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) or W e b s i t e : http://www.dfi.wa.gov/c onsumers/homeownership/post-purchasec o u n s e l o r s - fo r e c l o sure.htm. The United States Department of Housing and Urban D e v e l o p m e n t : To l l free: 1-800-569-4287 or National Web Site: h t t p : / / p o r tal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD or for Local counseling agencies in W a s h i n g t o n : http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/ind ex . c f m ? we b L i s t A c tion=searchandsearchstate=WAandfilterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and att o r n ey s : Te l e p h o n e : 1-800-606-4819 or Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid t o t h e Tr u s t e e. T h i s shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no fur ther recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, t h e B e n e f i c i a r y, t h e Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankr uptcy, you may have been re-

leased of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMAT I O N O B TA I N E D WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: 8/6/12 Quality Loan Service corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Tere Camacho, Assistant Vice President Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service corp. of Washington C/O Quality L o a n S e r v i c e c o r p. 2 1 4 1 F i f t h Ave n u e , San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Cor p. of Washington 1 9 7 3 5 1 0 t h Ave n u e NE, Suite N-200 Poulsb o, WA 9 8 3 7 0 S a l e Line: 714-730-2727 Or L o g i n t o : http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA - 1 2 - 5 0 4 7 4 3 - S H A - 4 2 7 1 0 5 1 1 1 / 0 8 / 2 0 1 2 , 11/29/2012

Ogle; Attorney for PR: D a l e K . R o u n d y, WSBA# 5802; Address for Mailing or Ser vice: 506 N Main S t , C o u p ev i l l e , WA 98239.

LEGAL NO. 427856 Published: The Whidbey Examiner November 8, 29, 2012. PROBATE CREDITOR NOTICE (RCW 11.40.030) OGLE Island County Superior C o u r t , Wa s h i n g t o n State; Estate of Wilson Herber t Ogle, dec e a s e d ; N o . 12-4-00263-2 Larry Edward Ogle has been appointed as Personal Representative (hereafter “PR”) of t h i s e s t a t e. A nyo n e having a claim against Decedent must, before the time the claim wo u l d b e b a r r e d by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim per RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the PR or the PR’s attorney at the address below, a copy of the claim and filing the original claim with this Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (A) 30 days after PR ser ved or mailed the notice to creditor per RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (B) 4 months after date of first publication of this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as provided in RCW 11.40.051; 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the D e c e d e n t ’s p r o b a t e and nonprobate assets. Date of 1st Publication: 11/15/12; PR: Larr y Edward

LEGAL NO. 438051 Published: The W h i d b e y E x a m i n e r. November 15, 22, 29, 2012. T S N o . : WA - 1 2 - 5 1 7 1 9 9 - S H A P N N o . : S7575-00-10004-0 Title Order No.: 1 2 0 2 2 5 3 8 6 - WA - G S I Grantor(s): ELIZABETH L GARDNER Grantee(s): BANNER BANK Deed of Trust Instrument/Reference No.: 20 020049 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant To The Revised Code Of Washington 61.24, et. s e q . I . N OT I C E I S HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee will on 12/28/2012, at 10:00 AM At the front entrance of Oak Harbor City Hall 865 SE Barr ington Dr ive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the for m of credit bid or cash bid in the form of cashier’s check or cer tified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of Island, State of Wa s h i n g t o n , t o w i t : LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 10, PLAT OF N O R T H G AT E T E R RACE, DIVISION NO. 1, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 11 OF PLATS, PAGES 2 3 A N D 2 5 , RECORDS OF ISL A N D C O U N T Y, WASHINGTON. More commonly known as: 4328 N TERRACE DR , OAK HARBOR, WA 98277 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 11/7/2000 recorded 11/15/2000, under 20 020049 in Book 826 Page 2845 and modified as per M o d i f i c a t i o n A gr e e ment recorded 3/27/2008 as Instrument No. 4224899, in Book , on Page and modified as per Modification Agreement recorded 11/28/2006 as Instrument No. 4187799, in Book, on Page and modified as per Modification Agreement recorded 3/7/2006 as Instrument No. 4164062, in Book, on Page and modified as per Modification Agreement recorded 10/12/2004 as Instrument No. 4115037, in Book, on Page records o f I S L A N D C o u n t y, Washington, from ELIZABETH L GARDNER , A SINGLE WOMAN, as Grantor(s), to LAND TITLE COMPANY, as Tr ustee, to secure an obligation in favor of BANNER BANK, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was as-

LEGAL NOTICES s i g n e d by B A N N E R BANK (or by its successors-in-interest and/or assigns, if any), to MIDFIRST BANK. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t / M o r t g a g e . I I I . The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $ 1 0 , 7 5 6 . 5 2 I V. T h e sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $98,744.35, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 1/1/2012, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real proper ty will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumb r a n c e s o n 12/28/2012. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 12/17/2012 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 12/17/2012 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth i n Pa r a g r a p h I I I i s cured and the Tr ustee’s fees and costs a r e p a i d . Pay m e n t must be in cash or with cashiers or cer tified checks from a State or fe d e r a l l y c h a r t e r e d bank. The sale may be terminated at any time after the 12/17/2012 (11 days before the sale date) and before the Sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME ELIZABETH L GARDNER, A SINGLE WOMAN ADDRESS 4328 N TERRACE DR , OAK HARBOR, WA 98277 by both first class and certified mail on 7/28/2012, proof of which is in the possession of the Tr ustee, and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property, described in

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Pa r a g r a p h I a b o ve , and the Tr ustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described proper ty. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds fo r i n va l i d a t i n g t h e Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPA N T S O R T E N ANTS- The purchaser at the Trustee’s sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORCLOSURE S A L E O F YO U R HOME. You have only 20 days from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR A N AT TO R N E Y L I C E N S E D I N WA S H INGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it m ay h e l p y o u s a ve your home. See below fo r s a fe s o u r c e s o f h e l p. S E E K I N G A S S I S TA N C E H o u s i n g counselors and legal a s s i s t a n c e m ay b e available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance i n d e t e r m i n i n g yo u r rights and oppor tun i t i e s t o ke e p yo u r house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commiss i o n : To l l - f r e e : 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) or W e b s i t e : http://www.dfi.wa.gov/c onsumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.h tm The United States Department of Housing and Urban Develop-

m e n t : To l l - f r e e : 1-800-569-4287 or National web site: h t t p : / / p o r tal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD or for local counseling agencies in W a s h i n g t o n : http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/ind ex . c f m ? we b L i s t A c tion=search&searchstate=WA&filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and att o r n ey s : Te l e p h o n e : 1-800-606-4819 or web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid t o t h e Tr u s t e e. T h i s shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no fur ther recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, t h e B e n e f i c i a r y, t h e Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankr uptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMAT I O N O B TA I N E D WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: 8/27/2012 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Tricia Moreno, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington C/O Quality L o a n S e r v i c e C o r p. 2 1 4 1 F i f t h Ave n u e , San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Cor p. of Washington 1 9 7 3 5 1 0 t h Ave n u e NE, Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866) 645-7711 Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or L o g i n t o : http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA - 1 2 - 5 1 7 1 9 9 - S H P974958 11/29, 12/20/2012 LEGAL NO. 440019 Published: The Whidbey Examiner November 28, December 19, 2012.

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